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de·na·ture

 (dē-nā′chər)
tr.v. de·na·tured, de·na·tur·ing, de·na·tures
1. To change the nature or natural qualities of.
2. To render unfit to eat or drink without destroying usefulness in other applications, especially to add methanol to (ethyl alcohol).
3. Biochemistry
a. To cause the tertiary structure of (a protein) to unfold, as with heat, alkali, or acid, so that some of its original properties, especially its biological activity, are diminished or eliminated.
b. To cause the paired strands of (double-stranded DNA) to separate into individual single strands.
4. Physics To add nonfissionable matter to (fissionable material) so as to prevent use in an atomic weapon.

de·na′tur·ant n.
de·na′tur·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.denatured - changed in nature or natural quality; "denatured alcohol"
changed - made or become different in nature or form; "changed attitudes"; "changed styles of dress"; "a greatly changed country after the war"
Translations

denatured

[diːˈneɪtʃəd]
A. ADJ [food] → desnaturalizado
B. CPD denatured alcohol N (US) → alcohol m desnaturalizado

denatured

adj desnaturalizado
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